Welcome to the WoES PTA website! 
The goal of this site is to provide the parents and caregivers of the children attending Worthington Elementary School, up to date information on events and activities associated with the PTA and our school.


NATIONAL WALK TO SCHOOL DAY: It’s ALMOST time to celebrate “National Walk to School Day!” On Wednesday, October 4th, please consider joining students, families, school leaders, community partners and mayors around the country to celebrate the benefits of walking to school during “National Walk to School Day”. Students may walk to the corner of Doncaster and Roundhill Road and precede down the sidewalk into school, high-fiving some of their teachers and staff members along the way. Stickers will be handed out to walking participants and a poster will be available to sign!

SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVE: Please consider donating extra school supplies to needy students in our community. Place items in the PTA box by the main office until September 30. Next up: Coat drive! Questions? Contact kristinduda1@hotmail.com.

BEFORE/AFTER SCHOOL ACTIVITIES: Details are available at http://bitly.com/fall17pta and you can find more details via Sign-Up Forms on this site.  If you have any questions, please email jillnagiel@yahoo.com.

RESTAURANT NIGHT: Come join us for a spirit night to benefit WoES on Thursday Sept. 28th from 4:00-10:00 pm at BJ's Brewhouse. BJ's will donate 20% of the total food and soft beverage purchases to the PTA from all guests who bring in flyers (available on Sign-up Forms under Forms & Documents). 

PARENT VOLUNTEER PROCEDURES: Parents who wish to volunteer must complete a brief training course online and submit a certificate of completion to the school.  Please remember that all who desire to volunteer, including field trip chaperones, must complete the training.  Visit the following link to complete the training and receive your certificate. http://www.hcpss.org/parents/volunteer-information/

HCPSS Student & Parent Handbook: All families should have recieved one paper copy of the 2017-2018 HCPSS Student and Parent Handbook which is also available at the following link: http://www.hcpss.org/about-us/handbook/

FAMILY FILE - EMERGENCY FORM IN HCPSS CONNECT

PLEASE UPDATE YOUR FAMILY FILE!

FLU VACCINATION CLINIC: New this year, you may give permission for your child to be vaccinated using (1) an online form at www.vaccineconsent.com or (2) the hard copy form which will be sent home next week. The clinic at our school will be held on October 4th.  We will send a notice home the day he/she has been vaccinated.
RESTAURANT NIGHT: Come join us for a spirit night to benefit WoES on Tuesday October 24th at the Chick-fil-A off Executive Park Drive, from 4:00-9:00 pm. They will donate 20% of all sales from people who present a flyer (available on Sign-up Forms under Forms & Documents).  
STAFF APPRECIATION: Our next meal will be in November for conference dinner. Another signup genius will circulate at that time for items we will need for that dinner. Your food donations are what make these meals a success! If you are interested in receiving the signup genius please email Rachael Farkas at Farkas.rachael@gmail.com.

GIRL SCOUTS: Interested in Girl Scouts? Please contact Laura Diaz for more information at gscookietroop@gmail.com

CUB SCOUTS: Interested in Cub Scouts? Join us for fun and leadership! Pack 495 is inviting any boy in 1st through 5th grades to join us at our first meeting on Thursday September 28 from 7:00 – 8:00 PM in the Worthington Elementary School cafeteria. Please contact Robert Hooten with questions at 443-802-9864, rhooten@cbpconstructorsllc.com.


YEARBOOK: We don’t want to miss a thing and your pictures help! If you have taken a great school-related shot, please email it to woesyearbookpix@gmail.com. Please be mindful that there are students who are on the do not photograph list. Yearbook sales will start in December and run until April. They will be delivered in June. More information to come. Please contact Laura Diaz at thumbsupfamily@gmail.com with any questions. Happy Snapping!

WORTHINGTON ELEMENTARY PTA ON FACEBOOK: Be in the know!  Join our WoES PTA Facebook page to stay up on all of our latest activities and events.  LIKE US at https://www.facebook.com/WOESPTA


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COMMUNITY NEWS...

MT. HEBRON PANCAKE BREAKFAST: On October 14th, the day will begin with our annual pancake breakfast followed by the parade and then the Vikings Homecoming Football Game. The Vikings Homecoming Pancake Breakfast menu will include sausage, doughnuts, fruit, and of course, PANCAKES!  Tickets, ages 9 and older, are $8.00 in advance and $10.00 at the door. Tickets can be purchased from members of the Mount Hebron Football team, at home football games or by emailing Trish Lettieri at trish_lettieri@comcast.net. Proceeds from the Viking Homecoming Pancake Breakfast benefit the Mount Hebron Football Program.

FITNESS IS FUN NINJA CAMPS: Our partner, The Okinawan Karate Dojo, is hosting their "Fitness is Fun Ninja Camps" over the Spring and Summer breaks. Camps operate from 9AM-4PM with before/after care available. Don't miss out on the discounts for Worthington Elementary students! This camp experience is specifically crafted to keep student campers
engaged, active, learning and entertained!! For questions and more information, email okinawankaratedojo@gmail.com or call (443) 574-8999. To REGISTER online visit http://okinawankaratedojo.com/fitnessisfunninjacamps/. 


LOCAL BUSINESSES:

Do you own or work for a local business?  The Worthington Elementary School PTA would like to work with you to promote your business while assisting us with the many fun events we host throughout the year.  We are also looking for a business partnership with a printing/copying company.  Please contact worthingtonptapresident@gmail.com for more details.  

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WORTHINGTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

4570 Roundhill Road    Ellicott City, MD 21043
Phone: (410) 313-2825     Fax: (410) 313-2829

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